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    03-20-2019, 03:22 AM
    Those of us who play above the bilge are sometimes privileged to see something remarkable happen. One of those things was the Una project, in which...
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    03-20-2019, 01:28 AM
    johnw replied to a thread Democrats and ideology in The Bilge
    It's an interesting problem, isn't it? And we'd like to think that ideology has nothing to do with justice, but it seems to.
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    03-20-2019, 12:06 AM
    Paul, the quality of larger format film is pretty amazing. Even fairly fast film is fine-grained compared to the image from a 35 MM camera, if you...
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    03-19-2019, 11:59 PM
    In my state, this is the standard: I have no idea what that means in terms of consumption. I suspect Paul is right, you could be in trouble...
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    03-19-2019, 11:35 PM
    johnw replied to a thread Democrats and ideology in The Bilge
    Far more than a semantic point. People like Max Boot thought ideology mattered, and race was just a sideshow. They have learned that they were wrong....
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    03-19-2019, 04:13 PM
    johnw replied to a thread Democrats and ideology in The Bilge
    Of course it matters whether it's ideology or race. Johnson's dream with the Great Society was to show that poor people, black and white, would...
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    03-19-2019, 04:04 PM
    johnw replied to a thread Democrats and ideology in The Bilge
    Not my balloon.
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    03-19-2019, 01:07 PM
    johnw replied to a thread Democrats and ideology in The Bilge
    The party switch by the Dixiecrats has a lot less to do with ideology than race. And a big part of the Evangelical right is basically the Dixiecrats....
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    03-19-2019, 12:54 PM
    johnw replied to a thread Democrats and ideology in The Bilge
    This is why I started the thread. The point of the article is that ideology, in the traditional sense, doesn't resonate the way ideologues think it...
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    03-19-2019, 12:39 PM
    johnw replied to a thread 'Mainstreaming Of Bigotry' in The Bilge
    If you can't figure out what's racist, I can't help you.
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    03-19-2019, 01:32 AM
    johnw replied to a thread Democrats and ideology in The Bilge
    Okay, I went and looked at the polling data the Achen and Bartles study was based on: https://www.cnn.com/election/2016/primaries/polls Not...
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    03-19-2019, 01:15 AM
    johnw replied to a thread 'Mainstreaming Of Bigotry' in The Bilge
    I would love to see you do that.
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    03-19-2019, 01:08 AM
    Well, this sucks. Garry is having trouble with the site. It won't allow him to post. He's able to contact me by PM, but for some reason, he's not...
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    03-19-2019, 12:46 AM
    johnw replied to a thread Democrats and ideology in The Bilge
    And yet, Biden and Sanders are on top of the polls. Both elderly white men.
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    03-19-2019, 12:45 AM
    johnw replied to a thread Democrats and ideology in The Bilge
    You have a good point there, but the Sanders supporters I've talked to argue that Sanders had greater crossover appeal than Clinton. Some have made...
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    03-18-2019, 08:48 PM
    Sorry if I hurt your feelings.
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    03-18-2019, 08:47 PM
    There was a time when they were innovators. ...
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    03-18-2019, 06:53 PM
    They had a culture based on engineering. The McDonell team was better at office infighting, so they adopted the culture that McDonnel had. Moving HQ...
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    03-18-2019, 06:45 PM
    johnw replied to a thread Democrats and ideology in The Bilge
    Point taken.
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    03-18-2019, 06:44 PM
    johnw replied to a thread Rhyming History in The Bilge
    You still don't get it. To conservatives, 'melting pot' means that you must assimilate into the dominant culture. Multiculturalism, which they...
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    03-18-2019, 06:28 PM
    johnw replied to a thread Democrats and ideology in The Bilge
    Wow, a candidate who actually understands computers? https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cult_of_the_Dead_Cow If the Hollywood Access tapes didn't...
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    03-18-2019, 05:07 PM
    johnw replied to a thread Democrats and ideology in The Bilge
    Funds raised from small donors is probably a better guide at this point. The early polls are driven by name recognition.
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    03-18-2019, 04:43 PM
    johnw replied to a thread Democrats and ideology in The Bilge
    I don't think Sanders would agree to be number 2. I'm hoping that doesn't mean much. I sure don't want to see things get as negative as they...
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    03-18-2019, 04:35 PM
    johnw replied to a thread Rhyming History in The Bilge
    Probably good to have some antibodies to the excesses any political movement will produce.
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    03-18-2019, 04:17 PM
    johnw replied to a thread Rhyming History in The Bilge
    Yes, and differing ideas of what the melting pot is supposed to do are probably the basis for calling the term a microaggression. The original...
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    03-18-2019, 04:08 PM
    johnw replied to a thread Rhyming History in The Bilge
    I live in a major city and I see the melting pot in action all the time. keep in mind, my bookstore is in Seattle, one of the most welcoming cities...
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    03-18-2019, 03:53 PM
    Boeing is certainly not the company it once was.
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    03-18-2019, 03:26 PM
    johnw started a thread Democrats and ideology in The Bilge
    This from Josh Marshall at TPM: A couple things to note here. One, people keep telling me that Bernie's success in 2016 means the Democrats...
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    03-18-2019, 02:45 PM
    Plus, Boeing has been at war against the engineer's union for a couple decades. I wonder if they're getting guidance or obedience from their...
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    03-18-2019, 02:13 PM
    johnw replied to a thread Rhyming History in The Bilge
    That's similar to the logic of Bill Clinton condemning Sister Soulja. It worked then, I'm not convinced it would have worked in 2016. As to the...
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